New Steve Davis autobiography set to hit the shelves

THE NEW autobiography of snooker legend Steve Davis is to be published next week. Titled by his famous nickname ‘Interesting’ the book will tell the story of the six-times world champion’s life on the green baize. It is set for release on April 9 to coincide with this year’s World Championship. Ghosted by Lance Hardy…

Maguire captures Six Reds title after winning thriller final

STEPHEN Maguire fought back from behind in superb style in a thrilling final to win the Six Red World Championship. The Glaswegian, winner of five ranking titles, added one of the sport’s unique titles to his silverware cabinet after coming back from deficits of 6-3 and 7-5 to defeat Ricky Walden in Thailand. It’s 33-year-old…

Advani quits place on snooker tour

PANKAJ Advani has quit his place on the main tour citing a desire to play more billiards events and to spend more time with his family. The 29-year-old and world number 57 has resigned his WPBSA membership and announced the news during a press conference in India held yesterday (Friday). Advani joined the main tour…

Porridge star plays lead role in new snooker film

ONE OF the stars from the much-loved British comedy classic Porridge is currently playing the leading role in a new film dedicated to snooker. Extended Rest, which is hoped to be screened to cinemas nationwide later this year, stars Tony Osoba, best known for playing ‘Jock’ McLaren in the famous 70s sitcom, who plays a…

Dale rockets to Snooker Shoot Out Glory

DOMINIC Dale held his nerve when it mattered to beat Stuart Bingham and be crowned 2014 Snooker Shoot Out champion. The 2007 Shanghai Masters winner’s break of 61 helped land the Welshman the top cash prize of £32,000 and the Shoot Out silver trophy. Dale, nicknamed The Spaceman, reached the final after beating fellow Welshman…